A live cinematic B-Boy performance celebrating art, self-empowerment, resilience, family, and collaboration.

It’s time to remove the taboo of street culture and acknowledge how the art forms that have come out of it have shaped our lives. The Main Circle: 7.83 is an enthralling and empowering transmedia performance, written and directed by UAE-based filmmaker and dancer Philip Rachid (aka Soultrotter). It explores the perception of dance across Middle Eastern cultures and traditions.

Building on his documentary film It Ain’t Where You FromThe Main Circle 7.83 is inspired by the Schumann Resonances, a scientific proven frequency that represents the heartbeat of the Earth and its atmosphere. We as humans connect with these natural frequencies, it brings us balance, peace, and harmony. And that is exactly the message we want to spread through this project. By using music, dance, spoken word, and visuals we connect the world.

World Premiere, commissioned by The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi

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